The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Operations Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 872 870 917
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 33 64 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.062% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.064% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 36
Median salary £52,500 £45,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £59,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
Security Operations Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92453 99453 107485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.54% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78542 81989 87997
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Security Operations Analyst in the job title.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Security Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 12 £65,000 +30.00% 1
South East +13 10 £53,750 +7.50% 2
East of England +13 7 £52,500 -4.54% 1
South West -3 2 £65,000 +44.44%
West Midlands -25 1 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £22,500 -
Security Operations Analyst
UK

Security Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Security Operations Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Security Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 62 (88.57%) Security Operations
2 44 (62.86%) CISSP
3 41 (58.57%) SIEM
4 35 (50.00%) Information Security
5 28 (40.00%) SANS
6 26 (37.14%) ArcSight
6 26 (37.14%) CEH
7 25 (35.71%) Network Security
8 22 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (30.00%) Wireshark
9 21 (30.00%) Unix
10 20 (28.57%) Firewall
11 19 (27.14%) ITIL
12 18 (25.71%) CCNA
12 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (24.29%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (24.29%) Linux
13 17 (24.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 16 (22.86%) Snort
14 16 (22.86%) CCNP
15 15 (21.43%) Finance
15 15 (21.43%) QRadar
16 14 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (18.57%) CISM
17 13 (18.57%) Security Operations Centre
18 12 (17.14%) Degree
18 12 (17.14%) GCIH
19 11 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
19 11 (15.71%) Nessus
19 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification

Security Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) Apache
1 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (35.71%) Network Security
2 21 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 20 (28.57%) Firewall
4 14 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.86%) DNS
6 9 (12.86%) HTTP
6 9 (12.86%) tcpdump
7 8 (11.43%) SMTP
8 4 (5.71%) Internet
9 2 (2.86%) FTP
9 2 (2.86%) SSL
10 1 (1.43%) DHCP
10 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.43%) LAN
10 1 (1.43%) LDAP
10 1 (1.43%) Telnet
10 1 (1.43%) VPN
10 1 (1.43%) WAN
10 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Electronics
4 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.71%) Marketing
5 3 (4.29%) Music Industry
6 2 (2.86%) Publishing
6 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.29%) Social Network
6 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.86%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.43%) Derivative
7 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.43%) Equities
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Unix
2 17 (24.29%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (88.57%) Security Operations
2 41 (58.57%) SIEM
3 35 (50.00%) Information Security
4 19 (27.14%) ITIL
5 17 (24.29%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (24.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (15.71%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.86%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
8 8 (11.43%) Security Management
9 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.00%) BCP
9 7 (10.00%) Security Architecture
9 7 (10.00%) Workflow
10 6 (8.57%) Network Management
10 6 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (8.57%) Validation
11 5 (7.14%) Patch Management
11 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) C
2 9 (12.86%) Python
2 9 (12.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (62.86%) CISSP
2 28 (40.00%) SANS
3 26 (37.14%) CEH
4 18 (25.71%) CCNA
4 18 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (22.86%) CCNP
6 13 (18.57%) CISM
7 12 (17.14%) Degree
7 12 (17.14%) GCIH
8 11 (15.71%) MCSE
8 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.86%) GCIA
11 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
11 8 (11.43%) SSCP
12 7 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
13 4 (5.71%) GCFA
13 4 (5.71%) RHCE
14 2 (2.86%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.86%) ISO27002
3 8 (11.43%) COBIT
4 2 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Snort
2 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) QRadar
2 11 (15.71%) Nessus
2 11 (15.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.86%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) ArcSight
2 11 (15.71%) Cisco
2 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
2 11 (15.71%) SolarWinds
2 11 (15.71%) Symantec
3 10 (14.29%) Splunk
4 8 (11.43%) IBM
5 7 (10.00%) HP
5 7 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 6 (8.57%) EMC
6 6 (8.57%) Juniper
6 6 (8.57%) SevOne
7 5 (7.14%) Intel Security
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.71%) SAP
9 2 (2.86%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.43%) Tripwire
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